Live, LAUGH, Love. The health benefits of humor and laughter. Health Benefits of Humor and Laughter.
The health benefits of humor and laughter
A good hearty laugh can help:
Developing our sense of humor
Laughter is a birthright, a natural part of life. The part of the brain that connects to and facilitates laughter is among the first parts of the nervous system to come on line after birth. Infants begin smiling during the first weeks of life and laugh out loud within months of being born. Even if you did not grow up in a household where laughter was a common sound, you can learn to laugh at any stage.
We may begin by setting aside special times to seek out humor and laughter, as we do with working out. But eventually, we want to incorporate humor and laughter into the fabric of our lives, finding it naturally in everything we do. Here are ways to start.
Checklist for lightening up
Creating opportunities to laugh
Making sure your humor won’t offend